The ebb and flow of seasons

The kids and I spent Sunday afternoon picking apples from our four trees. It’s one of those years where, with little effort, there’s a decent crop to be had. Despite the fact that I half-heartedly pruned and sprayed them this spring and they went long spells without a...

BREAKING NEWS: Aerial attack on mosquitoes

Lapeer County to spray “areas of concern” starting Sunday LAPEER COUNTY — Health officials announced today that aerial spraying will be conducted in portions of Lapeer County, starting Sunday night, in an effort to slow the further spread of Eastern Equine...

What changes, stays the same

Pretty much since day one, I’ve had this same desk, chair and cubicle here at the Tri-City Times offices. I’ve tacked a calendar in its designated spot for the last 16 years and that towering stack of our print editions has maintained its claim on the corner edge. I...

Man charged in Dryden shooting

Multiple counts leveled against 37-year-old Ferndale resident   LAPEER — Investigators are still trying to determine the events that led up to the Sept. 8 incident in Dryden Township that left one man shot and injured and second killed by gunfire; but as of Wednesday,...

Courser saga draws to end

Disgraced former state rep avoids jail time in sentencing related to 2015 scandal   LAPEER — Former State Rep. Todd Courser won’t log any jail time for a misdemeanor charge related to a 2015 sex scandal. On Monday, Judge Nick Holowka ordered Courser to serve 12 months...